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Atlantic salmon populations invaded by farmed escapees: quantifying genetic introgression with a Bayesian approach and SNPs

Kevin Alan Glover1*, Cino Pertoldi23, Francois Besnier1, Vidar Wennevik1, Matthew Kent4 and Øystein Skaala1

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1 Section of Population Genetics and Ecology, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

2 Department 18/Section of Environmental Engineering, Aalborg University, Sohngårdsholmsvej 57, Aalborg 9000, Denmark

3 Department of Biosciences, Aarhus University, Ny Munkgade 114, Aarhus 820, Denmark

4 Center for Integrative Genetics, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway

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BMC Genetics 2013, 14:74  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-74

Published: 23 August 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Characteristics of the 20 Atlantic salmon rivers including catch statistics and observed numbers of escapees.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

Technical details for the genetic markers used in the present study.

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Additional file 3: Table S3:

Population genetic summary statistics for all wild samples and the pool of farmed salmon.

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Additional file 4: Table S4:

Effective population size for all samples.

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Additional file 5: Figure S1:

Distribution of pair-wise FST values between a 100 randomly selected farmed salmon vs. 100 randomly selected wild salmon using 47d and 25r.

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Relationships between within-river genetic change as measured by 47d, 25r and 22 microsatellelites from previously published data.

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Additional file 7: Table S5:

Bayesian clustering analysis for each population.

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Additional file 8: Figure S3:

Percent exclusion of the 375 farmed salmon from each populations’s historic (blue–left bar) and contemporary (red–right bar) sample.

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Principal component analysis for each geographic region based upon 47d and 25r.

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Additional file 10: Table S6:

Matrix of pair-wise FST values among all samples included in the present study.

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Additional file 11: Figure S5:

Principal compont analysis for the historical and contemporary samples for all 20 rivers and the group of farmed salmon based upon 47d and 25r.

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